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USATF Foundation Announces Foundation Track Club

PITTSBURGH – The USATF Foundation and its Board of Directors are excited to announce the launch of its very own track club – the Foundation Track Club.  The Foundation Track Club is being created to give unattached American track & field athletes who are USATF Foundation grant recipients an opportunity to compete under the Foundation(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 32 Youth Club Grant recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and Executive Director Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 32 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. “We’re excited(…)

USATF Foundation awards Elite Athlete Development Grants to 55 athletes

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation has awarded grants totaling $225,000 to 55 elite track & field athletes announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld. After the successful performance by Team USA at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, athletes have begun their next four-year training cycle, leading up(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation accepting Youth Club Grant applications

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation is currently accepting youth grant applications from interested clubs and organizations for its first round of 2017 youth grants, announced USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic. Youth track clubs and programs from all areas of the United States are encouraged to apply. The Foundation favors the use of(…)

USATF Foundation Donates to Distance Training Centers through Plus3

INDIANAPOLIS – The USA Track & Field Foundation has continued its tradition of supporting Distance Training Centers across the country this year donating over $44,000 thus far in 2016. The Foundation works alongside its partner, Plus3, to deliver a creative and inspiring way to award financial aid to deserving runners and track & field athletes.(…)

USATF Foundation and Marathon Kids present Run With US! at Five Austin Elementary Schools

AUSTIN, TX – The USATF Foundation partnered with Marathon Kids to bring the USATF Foundation’s youth program Run With US! to five Austin, Texas elementary schools that participate in the Marathon Kids program. The five Austin elementary schools, all part of the Austin Independent School District (Austin ISD), that were chosen to participate in the(…)

Wayne Vandenburg Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS – Wayne Vandenburg has been named as a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Mr. Vandenburg heads TVO Groupe and its various domestic and international operating and investment affiliates as Chairman where his primary responsibilities include overall corporate leadership,(…)